Happening at NYFA



Meet a NYFA Artist: Ali Banisadr

NYFA talks to Ali Banisadr (Fellowship, Painting, 2010) about drawing during air raids, the encyclopedic nature of his work, and his current exhibition, Motherboard,on view at the Sperone Westwater Gallery in New York City through April 19. NYFA: Congratulations on your new exhibition, Motherboard. How long did the entire collection take to complete? AB: The…

How to Create a Performing Arts Video Work Sample (Part 1 of 3): Your Video Is an Artifact

Questions to ask: How’s it watched? What’s it for? A video work sample is a tool you should probably have if you create work in the performing arts. Many grant applications and festival submissions require it, and even if they don’t, your application still may need one in order to be competitive. Take a look…

The Business of Art: A Q&A with Professor Pat Villeneuve of Florida State University

Advice and guidance for arts administrators and art educators Pat Villeneuve is a professor and director of the arts administration program at Florida State University. She holds a PhD in higher education administration from the University of Arizona, Tucson, and specializes in art museum education and exhibitions. Villeneuve has taught courses that focus on managing…

On March 5, members of NYFA’s Young Patrons Circle attended a reception at Garis & Hahn featuring Water Will Be Here, an immersive video installation and performance by the artist Eric Corriel (Fellowship, Digital/Electronic Arts, 2009).  To join the Young Patrons Circle — or to learn more about its activities and benefits — visit NYFA’s Membership…